Nepal Parliamentary election: Left alliance wins 72 out of 89 seats, on course to register a comfortable majority [Photos]

Nepal's Left alliance is heading towards comfortable majority in the parliamentary elections, winning 72 of the 89 seats so far in the historic polls

FP Staff December 10, 2017 15:44:54 IST
Nepal's Left alliance is heading towards comfortable majority in the parliamentary elections, winning 72 of the 89 seats so far in the historic polls. AP
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Nepal's Left alliance is heading towards comfortable majority in the parliamentary elections, winning 72 of the 89 seats so far in the historic polls. AP
Polling opened on Thursday in 45 districts of Nepal for the last phase of the historic provincial and parliamentary elections that many hope will bring the much-needed political stability to the Himalayan nation. AP
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Polling opened on Thursday in 45 districts of Nepal for the last phase of the historic provincial and parliamentary elections that many hope will bring the much-needed political stability to the Himalayan nation. AP
More than 12.2 million voters were eligible to exercise their voting rights in the second phase of the parliamentary polls. AP
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More than 12.2 million voters were eligible to exercise their voting rights in the second phase of the parliamentary polls. AP
The left alliance, CPN-UML is led by former premier KP Oli and the CPN- Maoist led by former premier Prachanda forged electoral alliance for both the provincial and parliamentary elections. AP
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The left alliance, CPN-UML is led by former premier KP Oli and the CPN- Maoist led by former premier Prachanda forged electoral alliance for both the provincial and parliamentary elections. AP
The first phase of the polls in the land-locked country was successfully held in 32 districts on 26 November in which 65 percent of voters exercised their franchise. AP
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The first phase of the polls in the land-locked country was successfully held in 32 districts on 26 November in which 65 percent of voters exercised their franchise. AP
In the second phase, 67 percent voter turnout was registered. The vote counting is in progress for remaining 76 seats.  AP
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In the second phase, 67 percent voter turnout was registered. The vote counting is in progress for remaining 76 seats.  AP
This is the first time that elections for Parliament and Provincial Assemblies are being conducted under the new Constitution promulgated in September 2015. AP
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This is the first time that elections for Parliament and Provincial Assemblies are being conducted under the new Constitution promulgated in September 2015. AP